Definition of brine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

brine

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//braɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//braɪn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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very salty water, used especially for preserving food a can of tuna in brine see also briny Word Origin Old English brīne, of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brine